A report from Rewiring America and the Center for American Progress asks policymakers to make the replacement of electric appliances as cheap and easy as possible.
Pending legislation could expand scope of behind-the-meter and community solar and battery installations.
A DOE-funded app aims to ease solar permitting to cut costs, and it's spreading to more cities and counties.
Utilities and solar groups are fighting over the cost shift. But both agree the next stage in policy must bring low-income customers and fundamental grid needs into balance.